Shigella Presents Unique Challenges
By Eric Mintz, MD, MPH
Team Lead, Diarrheal Diseases Epidemiology
Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch
Division of Foodborne, Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Q: Give a general overview of Shigella’s incidence in food/meat products, how it is transmitted via that avenue and what the symptoms of shigellosis are.